1 month ago

Head of Supply Chain

Solihull Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 1342625

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Supply Chain. The successful candidate will be responsible for defining and leading the execution of the supply chain strategy.


The Head of Supply Chain will:

  • Develop existing and future supplier relationships to improve incoming delivery times and reduce cost. Set up alternative suppliers to avoid single source reliance.
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers and generate improvement ideas for implementation within the business.
  • Provide leadership, coaching and line management to buyers, coordinating their workload and providing direction to ensure target delivery.
  • Continuously improve ISO standards including authoring operating procedures.
  • Develop, with the functional leads, inventory targets and other Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to steer and report operational performance.


The Head of Supply Chain will have:

  • Minimum BSc in appropriate discipline or have equivalent working experience.
  • Experience of managing a supply chain, ideally within the automotive manufacturing industry.
  • Strong commercial negotiation skills with the ability to influence at all levels.
  • Ability to review and implement well defined operating procedures in compliance with ISO standards.
  • Good time management skills and personal flexibility to support operational needs.
  • Motivating attitude and demonstrated ability to positively influence organisational culture and diversity.


If you would like to receive more details about this exciting role, simply apply online using an updated version of you CV and a member of our team will be in touch shortly!

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